Senior Data Analyst - Compliance Operations

Compliance – Compliance Operations /
Full-time /
Nium, the Leader in Real-Time Global Payments 
At Nium, we operate at the intersection of an increasingly interconnected world, where the traditional finance industry has been disrupted, and on-demand is in demand. Our payments infrastructure is leading a transformation in payments, enabling anyone, anywhere to make and receive payments instantly, regardless of the location or currency. We currently support: 
-Regulatory Licenses and Authorizations in 40+ Countries, enabling seamless onboarding, rapid integration, and compliance
-190+ Pay Out Markets – 100+ in real time
-35+ Pay In Markets
-30+ Card Issuance Markets
-100+ Supported Currencies 
Today, Nium is the leader in real-time global payments and the fastest way to send money across borders. We are co-headquartered in San Francisco and Singapore, with regional offices in Australia, Brazil, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Lithuania, London, Malaysia, Malta, Netherlands, and UAE. 

Your Next Exciting Role

In this newly created role, Nium is looking for a Senior Compliance Data Analyst to work closely with our Technology, Product and Compliance teams to lead compliance data projects at Nium including: transaction monitoring rule creation, validation and testing; regulatory and bank partner reporting; and drawing other compliance insights from Nium’s data-set to help us build better compliance products and manage risk.  
We are looking for a proactive and results orientated candidate who is keen to solve challenging compliance problems at scale in a fast-paced and dynamic environment at the cross-section of technology and financial services.
This role will report to the Global Head of Compliance operations and will closely collaborate with the global Compliance team.

What would a day @ Nium look like?

    • Responsible for the creation and ownership of specific transaction monitoring rule sets to support our adaptive behavioral models
    • Work directly with customers (internal and external) during a project delivery to gain detailed understanding of the customer, system, process and data. Ensuring that their rules, data and functional requirements are fully extracted, captured and understood by the Risk engine team, and subsequently incorporated to deliver an optimal ARIC solution.
    • Act as a Financial Crime industry expert. Liaise with and coach key stakeholders, to ensure an aligned approach to Financial Crime prevention and understanding of underlying trends.
    • Own the creation of standard best practice rules aligning to our standard products and data schemas to aid simple streamlined project deployments to our customers.
    • Become an expert using our internal rules language. Holding a deep technical understanding of how rules are built, perform efficiently.
    • Deliver on the job coaching to develop other team members (e.g. design of analysis, problem solving techniques, Financial Crime/Fraud trends and prevention techniques).
    • Assist in handling rules-based support queries.
    • Support the Compliance and Fraud teams to deeply understand the patterns within historical data sets in order to build efficient rules that complement our models and demonstrate our excellence as a market leader in adaptive behavioral analytics.

Which Skills & Experiences will make you successful?

    • 3-5 years’ experience in a similar data analytical role preferably in the Fintech sector and within organisations with cross-jurisdictional operations.
    • Proven ability to analyse complex data, draw meaningful insights, and provide clear business recommendations based upon that analysis.
    • Excellent data mining and data manipulation skills, with a proficiency using Excel and SQL.
    • Strong interest in Financial Crime and Fraud prevention.
    • Experience in developing documentation that meets regulatory standards and audit requirements, ability to clearly document and articulate required fraud prevention activities specific to each customer use case.
    • Extensive hands-on experience in working within a Financial Crime strategy, analytics or operations environment. A detailed knowledge of Financial Crime prevention at an international level across varied verticals and payment types
    • Ability to work independently, under pressure and to tight deadlines, managing competing priorities.
    • Ability to take ownership and drive projects forward.
    • Able to operate in a global, virtual environment.
    • Collaborate and engage with a variety of individual stakeholders.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to lead workshops and present to customers and internal stakeholders at all levels
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What we offer at Nium  
We Value Performance: Through competitive salaries, performance bonuses, uncapped sales commissions and robust performance reviews, we ensure that all employees are rewarded and incentivized for their hard work. 
We Care for Our Employees: The wellness of Nium’ers is our #1 priority. In addition to many other benefits, we offer medical coverage, 24/7 employee assistance program, generous time off policies, and a year-end shut down. We also provide a hybrid working environment (3 days per week in the office). 
We Upskill Ourselves: We are curious, always want to learn more and upskill ourselves. As well as role-specific training, we also offer a global learning stipend. 
We Constantly Innovate: Nium continues to be globally recognized for its constant innovations, growth, and employee-centric mindset since our inception: 
-2022 Great Place To Work Certification
-2023 CB Insights Fintech 100 List of Most Promising Fintech Companies
We Celebrate Together: Work is also about having fun with your colleagues and forging deep relationships. We host company-wide social events onsite and virtually, provide team morale budget and bonding activities, happy hours, team offsites, and much more!  
We Thrive with Diversity: Across 33 nationalities and 18+ countries, our diverse and multicultural team embodies our commitment to a safe and welcoming environment for everyone.  
What it’s like to be a Nium'er 
At Nium we center our way of work around 3 core values globally: 
#KeepItSimple: We cut through complexity, simplify at speed and operate with scale in mind. 
#MakeItBetter: We build innovative solutions that make our customers' lives better. 
#WinItTogether: We win in this competitive market by collaborating as one team. 

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